Is Hawkman A Human or Alien?

#1 Posted by Kid_Omega_Prime (1278 posts) - - Show Bio

Ok can somebody tell me is Hawkman a human or alien? I ask this because in some sites it says he is a alien and other sites he is a human. So witch is it?
#2 Posted by Kal'smahboi (3567 posts) - - Show Bio

It depends. He's been retold over and over again so there are many different versions of the character. Normally, now, he's a human with alien gear.

#3 Posted by JediXMan (31331 posts) - - Show Bio

Both, I think. Aliens who are reborn multiple times in human bodies.
 
I don't know too much about them (Hawkman and Hawkgirl), to be honest. But I think that's the gist of it.

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#4 Posted by ComicMan24 (147057 posts) - - Show Bio

Well Hawkman's history is very complicated. He had several versions. Some of the them were alien like Katar Hol who was from Thanagar and others like Carter Hall are human.

#5 Posted by TazTheStampede (43 posts) - - Show Bio

Hawkman continuity is not that difficult to understand as long as you pay attention. Anyway, if you're talking about Carter Hall who is the original and current Hawkman, than he's human with alien gear. If you're talking about Katar Hol who was Hawkman during the 90s, then he's a Thanagarian. Simple.
#6 Posted by Kallarkz (3295 posts) - - Show Bio

I've tried to get into his character and have been just confused at many alterations. 
Gonna wait for the "relaunch" to see if i can get on board again. 

#7 Posted by TazTheStampede (43 posts) - - Show Bio

sigh.
#8 Posted by PowerHerc (85336 posts) - - Show Bio

Good question.

#9 Posted by The Stegman (26114 posts) - - Show Bio

i think he was originally a thanagar soldier who was stranded on Earth (Egypt) he became like pharaoh or something, was murdered, and reincarnated over and over as the current carter Hall..anyway i THINK that's his backstory..him along with power girl are the ones who need the reboot the most

#10 Posted by TazTheStampede (43 posts) - - Show Bio

Actuall Stegman, you're thinking of Hawkman's origin from the Justice League cartoon which was a combined origin of both Hawkmen. And Hawkman doesn't require a reboot. He just needs you ferds to have working brains.

#11 Edited by CrimsonAvenger (1162 posts) - - Show Bio

It depends on which Hawkman. There have been three Hawkmen over the years; Carter Hall, Katar Hol, and Fel Andar. Carter is the current one, Katar has been erased from continuity and DC could care less about saying whether or not Fel Andar exists in the mainstream universe.

#12 Posted by TazTheStampede (43 posts) - - Show Bio

god no crimson avenger. get your shit straight.
#13 Posted by Video_Martian (5562 posts) - - Show Bio

Currently, he's a human (Carter Hall)

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